Graveside service for Rita L. (Bidinger) Harrison, 83, Clinton, will be at 11 am, Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 at Clinton Cemetery with Chaplain Noreen Lozano officiating. Ms. Harrison died Wed. Oct. 3, at her home.
She was born July 8, 1929 in Stull, the daughter of Frank and Edith (Gibler) Bidinger.
Ms. Harrison worked many years for Kansas State University in the finance department. After her retirement she moved back to Clinton where she lived until her death.
She is survived by 2 sons, Dana Macey of Lawrence and Curt Macey and wife Tiffany of Salina; 3 daughters, Diana Rothlisberger and partner Scott of Leonardville, Denise Modin of Lawrence, and Tina Savage and husband David of Greenleaf; 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Ms. Harrison was preceeded in death by her mother, father, brother Franklin, 2 grandchildren, Kenny Modin and Kimberly Rothlisberger and son-in-law Donald Rothlisberger.
Ms. Harrison will lie in state Sunday from noon to 8 pm. at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm.
Memorial may be made to the Clinton Lake Historical Society Inc., P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.